Women continue to face multiple and intersecting inequalities: Pakistani official
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
UNITED NATIONS, March 15 (Xinhua) -- Women across the world continue to face multiple and intersecting inequalities, a Pakistani official said here on Friday.
Addressing the 63rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, Khawar Mumtaz, head of Pakistan delegation to the conference, said that prompted by poverty, volatile economy and lack of opportunity, these challenges accentuate domestic and gender-based violence and discriminatory practices against women.
"When extreme poverty knocks ...